MYKEL SHANNON JENKINS
Mykel Shannon Jenkins joins the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful in the contract role of ?Charlie Baker.? Charlie is the son of ?Lt. Baker? (played by Dan Martin) and has recently made detective rank within the police department.
Jenkins was the winner of the first season of I Wanna be a Soap Star and most recently guest starred in a two-show story arc on Ugly Betty as well as an episode of Saving Grace. His other credits include CSI Miami, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and In Justice.
Born in Biloxi, Mississippi, the son of an officer in the United States Air Force, Jenkins was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. While in high school, he was a national finalist in drama, speech and debate. Soon after graduating with a bachelor?s degree from Loyola University, Jenkins became a household name as the host of New Orleans? WB38 Kids? Club, where for more than four years he served as an on-air personality introducing kids and their parents to a world of knowledge.
Jenkins celebrates his birthday on July 3rd. He lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and 2 children.